Speaking on WTOP Thursday, the Archbishop of Washington described how the atmosphere changed among the cardinals the moment they entered the Sistine Chapel and how the cardinals knew Jorge Bergoglio would be the next pope.
From a program for soldiers interested in animal training to pet abuse centers, here are a few features offered by the Washington Humane Society that you may not know about.
After drawing national attention with his 13-hour filibuster on the government's use of drones, Sen. Rand Paul has emerged as a potential new leader of the Republican Party. But he doesn't necessarily see himself in that position.
The latest effort to get the Redskins to change the team's name comes from several House Democrats in the form of a new bill seeking to void the Redskins trademark.
The Washington Ballet will perform "Cinderella" at the Kennedy Center this week. WTOP Living caught up with the director to talk about the story behind the ballet.
The District's top chefs and restaurateurs gathered at The Hamilton in D.C. Tuesday to hear the finalists of the 2013 RAMMY Awards. Here are this year's nominees.
Here a look at what steps you can take to conserve water and promote quality in honor of World Water Day on Friday.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering discounts at area businesses, including Macys, Subway and Georgetown Cupcakes.
Here's what you need to know about Metro and parking during the Cherry Blossom Festival.
Can't wait for the Cherry Blossom Festival to start? Good news - there's an app for that.
WTOP editor Mike Jakaitis thought he was being nice by donating blood. The gesture ended up saving his life.
It may not feel like it, but spring officially arrived at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday.
The Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District’s annual report for 2012 is out, and its most interesting statistics reveal an unfortunate truth: People are slobs.
Desi Living Loft Furniture has leased 3,000 square feet in D.C. at the Foundry Lofts apartment building in The Yards development. It becomes the first nonfood retailer at The Yards.
When it comes to being green, Virginia has something to crow about - it's leading the country in constructing energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings.
Cameras propped on top of red lights in D.C. are leading to citations for scores of drivers.
Howard University is planning a $107 million residential expansion at its Northwest D.C. campus to accommodate more than 1,300 students.
A judge has indefinitely postponed the trial of a German man charged in his wife's death after a doctor said the defendant remains at imminent risk of death.
The National Park Service is updating its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia's cherry trees, now saying the peak bloom will come in early April.
National Aquarium in Washington will have extended hours during Cherry Blossom Festival